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Organization: Peel Addiction Assessment and Referral Centre  
Phone Numbers: 905-629-1007
Fax: 905-629-8377
Email: admin@paarc.com
Website: www.paarc.com
Address:
5170 Dixie Rd, Suite 302
Mississauga, ON
L4W 1E3
Intersection: Dixie Rd and Eglinton Ave E
Location: Mississauga (Northeast)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 8:30am-4:30pm * Wed 12:30pm-8pm
Executives: Karen Parsons - Executive Director
Contacts: Intake - Clinical Intake Worker
905-629-1007 ext 222
Service Description: Provides services to individuals concerned with their own or another's involvement with alcohol or drugs * offers detailed assessments, as well as short-term individual and group counseling; these services can be tailored to meet individual needs

It is the Peel site for the mandatory Back on Track (BOT) program, an education and treatment program for those convicted of impaired driving * call 905-629-4927

Offers specialized outreach services for older adults (55yrs and over) experiencing multiple and complex concerns, including alcohol and/or other substance use and gambling * group orientations are held weekly (must book ahead) * no waiting period


Other services/programs include:
  • referrals to a wide range of services and help connect with those services
  • housing and support program (provides rent supplement and housing support to persons with severe mental illness and a substance abuse problem, who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless * to apply for addiction supportive housing, call Supportive Housing in Peel at 905-795-8742 )
  • street outreach program (provides support for people who are homeless and who struggle with substance abuse)
  • methadone case management (offers specialized help for people who are taking methadone as a treatment option)
  • community concurrent disorders program (offers short term transitional case management for up to 3 months for people who have a substance abuse problem and a mental illness, and who experience frequent visits to hospital or who are at risk and need extra support)
  • drug treatment court (provides intensive support to help people change their lives so that they avoid further legal issues)
  • narcotic strategy programs (for people who are struggling with opioid use, who may or may not want to consider prescription aids to eliminate cravings for opioids)
  • Ontario Works addiction services program (helps people who are unable to get or maintain employment because of substance abuse or concurrent disorders)
  • peer support (peer mentors meet with clients to share their story of success and to provide motivation and encouragement to clients)
  • community outreach (offers presentations to community groups, employers, and other interested groups)

Fees: Free
Application: Self referral * appointment necessary
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: 16 years and older
Languages: English ; French ; Punjabi ; Urdu ; Hindi
Area(s) Served:
Peel Region  
See Also: Alcohol and Drug Addiction Assessment and Treatment
Mental Health for Seniors

This information was last completely updated on April 17, 2018

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Updated April 17, 2018
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